• Framing 508 Gallery invites everyon to The Sanford Chess Group meetup every Monday evening from 6 - 8:30 p.m. All levels and ages are welcome and there are free lessons for beginners. Workout out your brain playing chess and make new friends in a creative public space. The art gallery of Framing 508 Gallery is at 508 S. Sanford Ave. between 5th and 6th streets. Coffee, light refreshments and free lessons for beginners are all included for a nominal $5. Please RSVP for the tables and sets needed. More information can be found at this link: www.meetup.com/Sanford-Chess-Group
• The Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens offers ZOOventure classes targeted to homeschool students. Registration begins Aug. 17. The students will be inspired and challenged as they experience living classrooms for these interactive programs. A complete list of 2010-2011 classes will be available online beginning Aug. 17. Classes are held September through May. To register call 407-323-4450 ext. 123 at least two weeks in advance.
Barbi Bauman, one of Sanford’s special events coordinators, can be reached at 407-688-5004, or email@example.com. To see other activities around town, check out “Events” on the city’s website, www.sanfordfl.gov.